in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Guyana

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.003 and -58.447 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 0' 12" and W -58° 26' 49"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - GYD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:27 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:46 am and 6:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.282 and 121.731 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Karumpa Barat
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Discover Caledonia

Caledonia in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region is a city in Guyana about 24 mi (or 39 km) north-west of Georgetown, the country's capital city.

Local time in Caledonia is now 03:27 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Caledonia. The closest airport in Guyana is Ogle Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Anna Regina, Vreed-en-Hoop, Georgetown, Bartica and Linden. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 13% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Leatherback Turtle Nesting in Guyana - Conservation International (CI)

Published: June 29, 2009
Length: 30:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ConservationDotOrg At CI, we are passionate about conservation without limitations. Many of us vacation to destinations where conservation is in practice in local communities....

Andy’s Auto Sale, Guyana

Published: August 10, 2018
Length: 24:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thunderbolt Couple

For the best deals on wheels visit Andy's Auto Sale 38 Meten- Meer-Zorg, West-Coast-Demerara, Guyana ☎ +592671-7701/+592275-0481 Facebook ...

A journey through my place of work

Published: February 14, 2019
Length: 42:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Good Vlogger

Hi guys I'm back again with another video, in this one you will see where i work and some of future Generation of this beautiful country we call home!

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Essequibo River

The Esequibo River is the largest river in Guyana,and the largest river between the Orinoco and Amazon. Rising in the Acarai Mountains near the Brazil-Guyana-Venezuela border, the Essequibo flows to the north for 1,010 km through forest and savanna into the Atlantic Ocean.

Located at 7.03333, -58.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Essequibo River, Rivers of Venezuela, Rivers of Guyana


Wakenaam is an island of about 17.5 square miles at the mouth of the Essequibo River of Guyana. It was settled at one time by the Dutch in the 18th Century; the name Wakenaam is Dutch meaning "waiting for a name". The island, like most other islands in the Essequibo River in Guyana, is characterized by green vegetation, blue skies and cool breeze from the Atlantic.

Located at 6.97005, -58.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Guyana, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara

Essequibo (colony)

Essequibo was a Dutch colony on the Essequibo River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America from 1616 to 1814. The colony formed a part of the colonies that are known under the collective name of Dutch Guiana.

Located at 7.03333, -58.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dutch Guiana, Former British colonies, States and territories established in 1616, 1814 disestablishments

Zeelandia, Guyana

Zeelandia, a community in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana, is one of many villages and plantations on Wakenaam, the most developed of the Essequibo River islands. Located at the extreme northern end of the island facing the Atlantic Ocean, Zeelandia is a fishing village.

Located at 7.01667, -58.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara